Movies like The Hit

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The Hit (1984)
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The Hit (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ex-gangster Willie Parker has betrayed his former "colleagues" and now lives in Spain where he thinks he can hide from their vengeance...
Style: road movie, neo noir, psychological, tense, clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, philosophical
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, hitman, crimes, village, vengeance, dark humor, desert, betrayal, destiny, crime, village life, deadly, crime gone awry, road trip, criminal, neo-noir, police, death, court, trial, gun, courtroom, mercedes benz, phone booth ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, paris france, france, europe

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Most similar movies to The Hit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, crime, murder, gangsters, dishonesty and vengeance mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Hit: No Country for Old Men (2007), Circus (2000), Delusion (1991), Blood Simple (1984), After Dark, My Sweet (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: neo noir, tense, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: greed, hitman, death, sheriff, brutality, crimes, human nature, track down, peril, stolen money, psychopath, shooting ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, el paso texas
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Circus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, crime, crimes, master criminal, deadly, criminal's revenge, rivalry, murder, vengeance, gambling ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Delusion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man who has just embezzled money from his company is driving through the Nevada desert. He picks up a pretty girl and her seemingly goofy boyfriend. The girl is a Las Vegas showgirl and the boyfriend turns out to be a professional killer, and he ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, on the road, showgirl, highway, revolver, hitchhiker, motorcycle, money, revenge, deception, crime gone awry, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mafia film in Tarantino style with a star-studded cast. Jimmy’s “The Saint” gangster career has finally ended. Yet now he finds him self doing favors for a wise godfather known as “The Man with the Plan.”
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, crimes, buddies, one last job, mafia, deadly, fall in love, coffin, crime, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, colorado, denver colorado, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Blood Simple (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, cynical ...
Plot: extramarital affair, private detective, neo-noir, hitman, murder, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
After Dark, My Sweet (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The intriguing relationship between three desperados, who try to kidnap a wealthy child in hope of turning their lives around.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, gloomy, tense, surreal ...
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, femme fatale, boxer, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, murder, mystery, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Played (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An examination of the malevolent London underworld with it's despicable criminal underground. Ray (Mick Rossi) just finished an eight year prison sentence after getting set up. Now he is back on the streets to settle the score.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, prison, criminal underworld, criminal, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, crime gone awry, gangsters, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Sexy Beast (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The idyllic life of retired safecracker Gal is put at risk when a psychotic gangster from his past arrives at his villa in southern Spain, intent on bringing him out of retirement for one last job.
Style: captivating, serious, cynical, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: retired, heist, safecracker, hunting, one last job, crimes, crime, murder, gangsters, manipulation, rivalry, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Prince of Shadows (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Madrid, 1962. More than twenty years after the civil war has finished, a communist comes back to Spain to kill a traitor.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, neo noir
Plot: hitman, state affairs, deadly, betrayal, undercover, dishonesty, assassination, crimes, haunted by the past, track down, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, year 1946
Place: madrid, spain, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Journal of a Contract Killer (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stephanie Komack was a high-class hooker and assassin for the Italian Mob. Now working in London as a waitress, and a single mother to her seven year old daughter, the Mob track Stephanie down and persuade her to do one last job. The hit goes wrong ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: prostitute, hitman, kidnapping, italian mafia, vengeance, rivalry, single parent, crimes, deadly, violence, revenge, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Jack Says (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jack struggles with memory loss while he seeks revenge.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, working undercover, vengeance, crimes, gangsters, gory, bait, bar, pregnancy, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, london, france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bonded by Blood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film charts their rise to become the most prolific dealers and feared ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rise and fall, rivalry, drug dealing, ambition, partners, deadly, gangsters, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Fargo (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to ...
Style: neo noir, interesting, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, dark humor, crime gone awry, snow, greed, police investigation, ransom, crime, murder, small town, policewoman, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: minnesota, north dakota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Shiner (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The past catches up with a ruthlessly ambitious boxing promoter.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: ambition, gang, athlete's life, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, dishonesty, crime, down on your luck, boxing, promoter ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Big I Am (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cruel twist of fate catapults small time crook Mickey Skinner into the big league, as head of a brutal London gang poised on the brink of a lucrative human-trafficking deal.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, crimes, rivalry, deadly, unfulfillment, rise and fall, ambition, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Mr In-Between (2001)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A terrifying love triangle. An original twist on a story of divided loyalties, the perils of love and ultimate death. A haunting tale set in a London at times beautiful and ugly, but always captivating. A story that plays with the shadows and light ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic
Plot: hitman, murder, gangsters, crimes, deadly, criminal heroes, organized crime, villain played by lead actor, criminal, police, death, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Perfect Witness (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A witness to a mob killing has second thoughts about testifying when he realizes his family might become a target.
Style: rough, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, courtroom, witness, dedicated lawyer, legal, rebellion, crime, life is a bitch, gangsters, witnessing a crime, danger, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
King of the Ants (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young drifter, struggling to makes ends meet, accepts a job to kill a prominent accountant. When he isn't paid for the hit, revenge is now his path.
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: accountant, hitman, nightmare, crimes, crime, murder, vengeance, criminal heroes, kidnapping, revenge, golf, drifter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Nothing to Lose (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Johan has been locked up - wrongly in his opinion - for the murder of his father and little sister. His mother is the only one who can prove his innocence, but he hasn't been able to contact her for years. When he is transferred within the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, murder, teenage life, serial killer, obsessive quest, deadly, confined, crimes, hostages, criminal, delinquent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: netherlands, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Max & Jeremie (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Even among bombers and murderers, there is a social ladder, a hierarchy to climb. Jeremie is a mere bomber who blows up people and places for mobsters in Paris. He may not look it, scruffy lad that he is, but he is a sensitive fellow, and he feels ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, hitman, retiring, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, deadly, danger, graphic violence, female director, murder, police brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Killer (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This lyrical, modern-day film noir finds cynical hit man Mick (Anthony LaPaglia) tiring of his job and asking his boss, mob kingpin George (Peter Boyle), for time off. George gives him the assignment of his life, however, prompting Mick's ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, obsession, gangsters, femme fatale, assassination, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, deadly, criminal heroes, prostitute, romance, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, law enforcement, chases and races, criminal's revenge, deadly, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, on the run, chase, warden ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 2K
Quiz (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A famous game show host is being harassed in a restaurant by a strange man who claims to have kidnapped his wife and daughter. A morbid game ensues in which the game show host turns out to be the contestant.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: kidnapping, rivalry, mind game, mysterious character, family in danger, danger, crimes, police, father daughter relationship, game, manipulation, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Three Way (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lew is a small time loser with a troubled past and a very big secret. Overhearing a couple plan a kidnapping, Lew is tempted to come up with a scheme of his own. He decides to get to the victim first and then blackmail the real criminals. His plan ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, crime gone awry, adultery, panties pulled down, blackmail, betrayal, who done it, love, manipulation, manipulations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Place in the Sun (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Swedish family found murdered in her home on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain - all except the 16-year-old daughter, who has disappeared. At first the police believe that there is a burglary gone wrong, but the more crime examined, the more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: murder, crimes, deadly, woman in danger, danger, journalism, media, journalist, hockey, ice hockey, strong female presence, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, morocco, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Code (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Dris is an ex-con, living in the borderline between a decent and a criminal life. He has a regular and simple work and lives a simple life with his wife Lise and loves his family. However, his childhood friends from his Arab community, including his ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, gang, going straight, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crime, betrayal, crimes, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
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La Cucaracha (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A desperate writer fights for survival when the Mexican mob involves him in murder.
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: hospital, vengeance, hitman, desert, dark humor, crimes, deadly, crime, writer's life, rivalry, betrayal, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, new jersey, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Night of the Following Day (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two kidnappers snatch a girl off the streets and imprison her in a remote beach house.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, crime gone awry, cafe, psychopath, murder, airport, hitman, disorder, stewardess, hostage, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Almost Human (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychotic small-time criminal realizes that the everyday robberies, rapes and murders he commits aren't profitable enough, so he figures to hit the big time by kidnapping the daughter of a rich man.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial rapist, kidnapping, murder, psychopath, serial killer, hostage, rape, danger, confined, hostages, child in peril, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Under Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the late 1950s, British police officer Tony Aaron resigns from the force after sleeping with Hazel, wife of the man whose house he was supposed to guard. In his new job as a fake private investigator, he helps couples get divorces by ...
Style: serious, psychological, clever, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, private detective, murder, divorce, betrayal, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, vengeance, who done it, couple relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%